The complaint must contain the name, address and (if known) phone number of both the plaintiff and defendant along with a statement of the following, clearly notifying the defendant of your claim:
1. The amount claimed (remember, amount cannot be more than the $10,000 limit set by statute).
2. Briefly state the facts which you feel describe why and how the defendant owes you money.
NOTE: If the complaint is based upon a written document of any kind (for example, a lease, contract or promissory note), a legible copy of that document must be attached to all copies of the complaint, or a sworn statement explaining why are not able to attach a copy).